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Successor Liability Claim – De Facto Merger

Lunda Construction Company (Lunda) alleges that Veritas Steel, LLC (Veritas), and third-party defendants Atlas Holdings, LLC (Atlas), and Bridge Fabrication Holdings, LLC, took unfair advantage of PDM Bridge, LLC's (PDM) loan defaults, "with the intent to gain ownership of PDM's lucrative steel fabrication business for grossly inadequate consideration through a secretive, unlawful and fraudulent process designed to render PDM an empty shell with no assets remaining to satisfy PDM's eight-figure liability to Lunda."

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Due Process Violation

This is a review of a per curiam decision of the court of appeals, State v. Coffee, No. 2017AP2292-CR, unpublished slip. op. (Wis. Ct. App. Nov. 6, 2018), affirming the Milwaukee County circuit court's judgment of conviction and order denying Donavinn D. Coffee's ("Coffee") postconviction motion for resentencing.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing – Reciprocal Discipline

This is a reciprocal discipline matter. On May 14, 2019, the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) filed a complaint and motion pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.22, requesting this court suspend Attorney Nicholas C. Kefalos' license to practice law in Wisconsin for a period of six months, as discipline reciprocal to that imposed by the Supreme Court of Illinois.

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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

Former Kenosha County District Attorney Robert D. Zapf appeals the report of Referee Dennis J. Flynn, who concluded that Attorney Zapf had committed two counts of professional misconduct and recommended that his license to practice law in Wisconsin be suspended for one year and that his resumption of the practice of law be subject to certain conditions.

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